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1 year 4 months ago

AFA graduation do's and don'ts

Wednesday is the big day for about 1,000 Air Force Academy Cadets, as they graduate and start their careers as newly commissioned officers in the Air Force. The 55th Graduating Class will march across the stage at Falcon Stadium Wednesday morning to receive their diplomas. No doubt the stadium...

1 year 5 months ago

Graduation hat toss gets retro makeover

COLORADO SPRINGS - The graduates of United States Air Force Academy Class of 2013 may have to hold their hat a little longer for this year's flyover. Since the Air Force Thunderbirds have been grounded indefinitely by sequestration budget cuts, the Texas Flying Legends and WestPac Restorations have stepped up...

2 years 5 months ago

Cadets, parents ready for AFA graduation

It's graduations week at the Air Force Academy, with a long list of events leading up to Wednesday's commencement. President Obama is scheduled as the keynote speaker. Monday was the Cadet's formal parade; giving seniors leadership, military, academic and athletic honors. All of the cadets, freshmen on up, march...

2 years 5 months ago

Congrats, UCCS 2012 grads!

There are lots of high school and college graduations going on right now; today was commencement for students at University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Thousands of undergrads and graduate students gathered at the World Arena this morning. It was an extra special day for one mom and her son,...

2 years 5 months ago

CSU-Pueblo graduates receive diplomas

Proud graduates received their diploma at CSU-Pueblo's commencement ceremony. Hundreds of grads and even more family members filled the Event Center at the state fairgrounds. Jean Dubofsky, the first woman to serve on the Colorado Supreme Court and the first attorney to achieve recognition for gay rights from the U.S....

3 years 5 months ago

Thunderbirds arrive

The Air Force Thunderbirds are in Colorado Springs practicing for one of their annual appearances - the graduation ceremony of cadets at the Air Force Academy. That happens Wednesday morning.

3 years 5 months ago

Denver Mayor Vidal attends CU-Denver commencement

DENVER (AP) - Denver interim Mayor Guillermo "Bill" Vidal will be attending the University of Colorado at Denver commencement for about 2,100 students. Vidal graduated from the university with a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering and will be receiving the 2011 University of Colorado Denver Alumni Appreciation...

3 years 5 months ago

CU-Boulder confers 5,897 degrees in commencement

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A crowd of about 20,000 watched roughly 5,900 University of Colorado-Boulder students earn degrees. The Daily Camera reports the university conferred 4,593 bachelor's degrees, 884 master's degrees, 164 law degrees and 256 doctorates during the ceremony Friday. Chipotle Chief Executive Steve Ells, an art...

3 years 5 months ago

Howard Dean to be commencement speaker at Naropa

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean is scheduled to deliver the commencement speech to Naropa University graduates next weekend. The former presidential candidate and Vermont governor will address them May 7 in Macky Auditorium on the University of Colorado campus in Boulder. The Camera...

3 years 8 months ago

High school kids shop for their dream job

Graduation and summer internships are on the horizon and one high school offered a program for their students to meet potential employers. Rampart High School in Colorado Springs hosted a Career Day on Friday morning. It was an opportunity for students to meet and talk with a variety of professionals....

4 years 4 months ago

Graduation goal realized

A local high school student overcame a physical disability to walk across the stage at graduation much to the surprise of his classmates and teachers. Christopher Dana suffered a crippling injury to his spinal cord last summer. The Sand Creek High School senior had lost all feeling below the...

4 years 4 months ago

Watching the Thunderbirds

A ticket to the Air Force Academy graduation is one of the hardest tickets to snag in the Pikes Peak Region. Along with the graduation comes a 30-minute air show by the Air Force Thunderbirds. For those who didn't have a ticket, Interquest Parkway provided a great vantage point...

4 years 4 months ago

The Air Force has 1,001 new lieutenants

The 1001 graduates of the United States Air Force Academy Class of 2010 have taken the oath and are now fully commissioned 2nd Lieutenants. In his commencement address this morning, Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff encouraged the graduates to use their imaginations as they...

4 years 4 months ago

Watch a live stream of AFA graduation

Four years of hard work has come to an end for 1,001 Air Force Academy cadets, who are about to become 2nd Lts. The nation's top uniformed military officer, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen, is addressing Air Force Academy graduates as Congress moves toward...

4 years 5 months ago

The Thunderbirds are here

The Air Force Thunderbirds have arrived in Colorado Springs. The squadron of F-16 aerial demonstration jets will perform for the graduation ceremony at the US Air Force Academy on Wednesday. The pilots conducted a re-enlistment ceremony for about 20 airmen at Peterson Air Force Base. Dr. David Benke,...

4 years 5 months ago

UCCS graduation today - traffic impacts

More than 1,100 students will receive degrees today from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. The graduation ceremony will be held at the Colorado Springs World Arena at 11 am. Traffic will be impacted in the area from around 10 am. UCCS will award 18 doctoral degrees,...

4 years 5 months ago

University of Colorado commencement today

Nearly 6,000 University of Colorado students on the Boulder campus are getting their degrees during spring graduation ceremonies. Commencement begins Friday morning at Folsom Field. John Wood, founder of the international nonprofit "Room to Read," will deliver the commencement speech. CU will award 4,530 bachelor's degrees, 850...

4 years 5 months ago

CSU-Pueblo graduation to be streamed live

The CSU-Pueblo graduation ceremony this weekend will be streamed live on the internet for those who can't attend in person. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 1 at the Colorado State Fairgrounds. Graduates should report at 8:45 a.m. There are nearly a thousand graduates this year...

4 years 5 months ago

Six students finish college with a bonus

Six students at Colorado State University-Pueblo will receive more than just a diploma on May 1, they'll also get back the tuition money they paid for their last semester. For a full time student that could be more than $1,500. The four-year incentive program began The University began the...

4 years 8 months ago

Fighting through a tough job market

In a tight job market, the phones are ringing often at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Career Center. Right now though, a lot of the people asking for help finding a job are alumni. "They are coming back and saying, "I'm having some trouble in the job market....

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